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Coin ID #5151

Pergamon (AD 193-211) AE 44 - Septimius Severus & Julia Domna

Septimius Severus, with Julia Domna, 193-211 AD. AE44 - Medallion (43.73g, 6h). Claudianus Terpander, strategus. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Severus right, seen form behind, and draped bust of Julia left, vis-à-vis; c/m: laureate head of Caracalla right within in incuse oval / Herakles standing right, wrestling the Cerynean Hind; KΛ-AVΔIANOV TEPΠA/NDPOV in legend. VF, blue-black patina, cut on obverse.

As the cut goes through the portrait of Caracalla, this mark is quite probably an example of damnatio memoriae.

File information
Filename:721159.jpg
City/Mint name:Pergamon
Rating (4 votes):22222
Keywords:roman / bronze
References:cf. SNG France 2208-2211 (for obv. type; same obv. die); SNG Copenhagen 497; for countermark: Howgego 70
Valuation:CNG Auc. 72 (9/2006), lot 1159 ($6,500 + comm)
Photo courtesy of:Classical Numismatic Group - www.cngcoins.com
Filesize:183 KiB
Date added:Jul 15, 2008
Dimensions:800 x 395 pixels
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